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Minister: we need a facility on inagua

IMMIGRATION Minister Keith Bell said there is a need for a “multi-purpose facility” to be constructed on Inagua following the detainment of hundreds of Haitian nationals on the island.

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‘Promoted staff well deserving’

THE former executive chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation has defended staff promotions issued just prior to the general election, saying those who received them were well deserving and had nothing to do with the individual’s politics.

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Bell says govt already trying to send back 900 Haitians

IMMIGRATION and Labour Minister Keith Bell said yesterday that the government is hoping to repatriate over 900 Haitian migrants who recently entered the country illegally by the end of this week.

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Taxi union hits out at Atlantis

The Bahamas Taxicab Union (BTCU) yesterday hit out at Atlantis in a row over the enforcement of COVID-19 health and safety protocols, asserting that a recent incident was the “straw that broke the camel’s back”.

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‘Freebie for mega wealthy must end’

A Bahamian realtor yesterday argued that “the freebie for the mega wealthy has got to stop” as he urged the Government to exploit the current high-end real estate boom to boost property tax revenues.

Activists urge ‘permanent’ ban on all oil exploration

Environmental activists yesterday urged the Davis administration to impose a total ban on oil drilling in Bahamian waters after an explorer confirmed it has still to settle outstanding licence fees due to the Government.

Fiscal Council wanted more recovery evidence

The Fiscal Responsibility watchdog’s chairman last night revealed it had wanted to see more evidence to support the Government’s belief “of a rapid return to normalcy” following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Law firm break-up blew Hilton lift plunge lawsuit

A hotel maid’s bid to obtain financial redress from the British Colonial Hilton was scuppered by the break-up of a law firm then co-headed by a newly-elected Cabinet minister.

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BPL Skyguard Severe Weather Alert 28th September: Nassau

STARTS: 09/28/2021 9:05 AM EDT EXPIRES: 09/28/2021 11:00 AM EDT